Nepticulidae

0091 (ABH4.028) Stigmella minusculella, (Herrich-Schäffer, 1855)

KR001320

Hemingford Grey on Pear
Hemingford Grey on Pear
 Photo © Barry Dickerson
Hemingford Grey on Pear
 Photo © Barry Dickerson
 pre-1981
 1981-1999
 2000-2009
 2010-onwards
Hemingford Grey on Pear
Hemingford Grey on Pear
 Photo © Barry Dickerson
On Pear larva present
On Pear larva present
 Photo © Barry Dickerson


General Information

Adults are very difficult to distinguish from other Stigmella species.

Both sexes come to light.

Wingspan: 4-5mm
Foodplant(s): pears (Pyrus spp.)
Flying: Two generations, May and August
UK Presence: Resident
National status: Proposed Red Data Book

Habitat

Orchards.

Regional Information

Recorded in 1 (0.4%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in August 2013

Recorded date range (Larva/Leafmine): 12 August to 12 August

Similar Species

Proposed Red Data Book